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PHOTO of the Day: Hon Rymer dusts the competition in Ministers' Race!

Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), centre, proved to be too swift for his colleagues in a sprint race at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Left is Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who placed second. Right is guest participant, Deputy Governor David D. Archer. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dubbed the Ministers' race as part of Public Service Week, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) proved to be too swift for his colleagues in a sprint race at the A.O. Shirley Ground on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

Already referred to as the ‘GQ’ Minister, Hon Rymer can now boast the title of the 'Fastest Minister' as he triumphed even over the Sports Minister, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

The race also included Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) and guest participant, Deputy Governor David D. Archer.

With a large crowd gathered to witness the showdown, Hon Rymer ditched the dress shoes and opted to run in his colourful striped socks.

He then started the race with a burst of speed, leaving the competition in his wake.

Hon Wheatley, the Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, seemed to be running with all his portfolios on his shoulders as he dug deep and gritted his teeth but couldn’t find the speed to match Hon Rymer.

Mr Archer had to settle for third, enjoying such a handsome lead over the lumbering Hon Malone that he had time to run backwards.

Missing from the showdown were Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) and Junior Ministers, Hons Sharie B. deCastro (AL) and Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL).

30 Responses to “PHOTO of the Day: Hon Rymer dusts the competition in Ministers' Race!”

  • Watch yo step (30/10/2019, 20:48) Like (7) Dislike (21) Reply
    Careful you fall in a pot hole kye !
    • strupesss (30/10/2019, 23:17) Like (41) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Watch yo step!!!People like you just cannot enjoy a fun article without casting a dark cloud over it.
  • ccc (30/10/2019, 22:19) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nice race
    • Hmmmm (31/10/2019, 06:44) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
      He actually look the fittest and most athletic... This was a good initiative.. I like it ..... Next Race we need to see is a head of Departments.. Then a PS ... Continue this great initiative of fun and laughter. Get them to relax and have fun.
  • big girls rules (31/10/2019, 00:26) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
    Two gq ministers kye and sheep
  • Sheep missing (31/10/2019, 06:41) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Do u all think he would have beaten the sheep ...
  • MVP (31/10/2019, 06:55) Like (5) Dislike (22) Reply
    Happy go lucky ministers; who would not sort the people business out. Have time to waste.
    • VI Gyal (31/10/2019, 09:40) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply

      this is an event each year, once a year. shut yuh r@$$! Go chop some bush in your neighborhood.

    • @ mvp (31/10/2019, 13:49) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
      Myron paid bloogers trying hard bossie
  • Quiet Warrior (31/10/2019, 08:03) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Wow! Dr. Hon Natalio “Sowande Uhuru” Wheatley, Minister of Sports, got smoked, got housed. The article states: “ Hon Wheatley, the Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, seemed to be running with all his portfolios on his shoulders as he dug deep and gritted his teeth but couldn’t find the speed to match Hon Rymer.” Indeed, the portfolio is too heavy. With such a heavy load, some important service with Damocles Sword hanging over it will be left out in the cold, ie, agriculture and fishery. Ok. I’m off my soap box now and back to sports.

    Without a doubt, the East (EE/LL) produces the best athletes. By the way, where was Neville “Sheep” Smith, Shereen, Sherie, and Vincent? Perhaps, there should be a legislators race including both government and opposition. Sheep is the winner by a BVI mile, smoking Kye.
  • Inquiring Minds (31/10/2019, 08:31) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
    Where was the Premier in this Race lol??
    • @ Inquiring Minds (31/10/2019, 13:18) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      he is not on island or else he would have been as he is a man for the people
  • ccc (31/10/2019, 09:27) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    This was great the vip are so for the people this is the first I have seen this
  • Fat Mo (31/10/2019, 10:40) Like (7) Dislike (13) Reply
    Did Fat Albert take part?
  • Oh yeah (31/10/2019, 12:34) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    Kye and Sheep is the best dressed. Men in Government. GQ for sure.
  • @ Oh yeah (31/10/2019, 13:50) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    and handsome and sexy too
    • Hmm (31/10/2019, 14:11) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      Yes they are
      • Tootsie (31/10/2019, 14:54) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
        Eyes off my man. He’s mine.
        • Dear Tootise (31/10/2019, 15:28) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
          Girl Chili, are you that insecure ? Now that you said it, the eyes are going to be on your man for sure. You should be glad for the complement towards your man.
    • Yeah girl (31/10/2019, 19:43) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      There is nothing like a tall well groomed, sexy, well dressed handsome man.
  • pat (31/10/2019, 14:44) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    The VIP has the best dress elected members
  • Got that skippy (31/10/2019, 15:19) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yeah that Kye and sheep is some good eye Candy. Even when they are in causal attire, they look goooood.
    • Reply (31/10/2019, 20:13) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      Well all the ladies voted for both sheep and kye as they had dreams of you know what lol

      VIP men are straight ndp men like man
  • musa (01/11/2019, 12:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    first jump na win race
  • Nice (01/11/2019, 13:29) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rhymer ran the race in socks and still won. All of the leaders that took part in the race did great and it sets a good example to the public service and the wider public that it is important to keep moving and stay fit. We all will not look the same but just do our best according our body type. Too many people just like to sit down.


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